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Al Hirschfeld Theatre, (11/23/2003 - 1/30/2005)
First Preview: Nov 05, 2003 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Nov 23, 2003    
Closing Date: Jan 30, 2005 Total Performances: 497

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: 1935. New York City.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by Roger Berlind and Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss, Allen Spivak, Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein; Associate Producer: Daniel M. Posener
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov; Based on "My Sister Eileen" by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov; Based on stories by Ruth McKenney; Musical Director: Rob Fisher; Vocal arrangements by Rob Fisher; Script adapted by David Ives; Associate Musical Dir.: Rob Berman; Original orchestrations by Don Walker
Directed by Kathleen Marshall; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Choreographer: Vince Pesce
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Lew Mead; Hair Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Eric Renschler; Associate Costume Design: Tracy Christensen; Associate Lighting Design: Mick Smith; Associate Sound Design: Anthony Smolenski and Sten Severson
Executive Producer: Alecia Parker; General Manager: B.J. Holt; Company Manager: Hilary Hamilton
Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Stage Manager: Kimberly Russell and Maximo Torres
Conducted by Rob Fisher and Rob Berman Alternate; Associate Conductor: Leslie Stifelman; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Piano: Leslie Stifelman; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds, Christoph Franzgrote, Rebekah Johnson, Lisa Matricardi and Masako Yanagita; Viola: Jill Jaffe and Crystal Garner; Cello: Diane Barere and Lanny Paykin; Bass: Lou Bruno; Woodwinds: Steven Kenyon, Lino Gomez, Fred DeChristofaro, Edward Salkin and John Winder; Trumpet: Stu Satalof, David Trigg, David Gale and Ron Tooley; Trombone: Jack Gale, Jason Jackson and Jack Schatz; Drums & Percussion: David Ratajczak
Press Representative: The Pete Sanders Group and Pete Sanders; Casting: Jay Binder and Laura Stanczyk; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Dance Captain: Vince Pesce; VP Worldwide Marketing: Scott Moore; Press Associate: Glenna Freedman
Cast
Donna MurphyRuth Sherwood
Jennifer WestfeldtEileen Sherwood
Peter BensonFrank Lippencott
Gregg EdelmanRobert Baker
David MarguliesAppopolous
Michael McGrathChick Clark
Raymond Jaramillo McLeodWreck
Nancy AndersonHelen
Ken BarnettTour Guide
Associate Editor
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Joyce ChittickGreenwich Villager
Randy DansonMrs. Wade
Susan DerryGreenwich Villager
David EggersDrunk
Cadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Rick FaugnoItalian Waiter
Cadet
Greenwich Villager
Ashley HullGreenwich Villager
Lorin LatarroGreenwich Villager
Stanley Wayne MathisSpeedy Valenti
Linda MuglestonViolet
Greenwich Villager
Tina OuGreenwich Villager
Vince PesceItalian Chef
Cadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Mark PriceKid
Cadet
Greenwich Villager
Devin RichardsDrunk
Cadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Angela RobinsonGreenwich Villager
Timothy ShewOfficer Lonigan
Megan SikoraGreenwich Villager
J.D. WebsterCadet
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Ray WillsStrange Man
Associate Editor
Shore Patrolman
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Swings: Randy Donaldson, Stephanie Fredricks, Lisa Mayer and Matthew Shepherd
Understudies: Nancy Anderson (Eileen Sherwood), Joyce Chittick (Helen), Susan Derry (Eileen Sherwood), Randy Donaldson (Speedy Valenti), David Eggers (Frank Lippencott), Linda Mugleston (Mrs. Wade, Ruth Sherwood), Matthew Shepard (Officer Lonigan, Robert Baker, Wreck) and Ray Wills (Appopolous, Chick Clark)
Tony Award®
 2004 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Roger Berlind and Barry & Fran Weissler ;  Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss , Allen Spivak , Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein
 2004 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Donna Murphy
 2004 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Jennifer Westfeldt
winner 2004 Best Choreography [winner] 
  Kathleen Marshall
 2004 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Kathleen Marshall
Theatre World
winner 2004 Award [recipient] 
  Jennifer Westfeldt
Drama Desk Award
 2004 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Roger Berlind and Barry & Fran Weissler ;  Produced in association with Edwin W. Schloss , Allen Spivak , Clear Channel Entertainment and Harvey Weinstein
winner 2004 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Donna Murphy
 2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Raymond Jaramillo McLeod
winner 2004 Outstanding Choreography [winner] 
  Kathleen Marshall
 2004 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 
 Directed by Kathleen Marshall
 2004 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1 Sung By
Christopher StreetTour Guide, Tourists and Villagers
OhioRuth Sherwood and Eileen Sherwood
Conquering New YorkRuth Sherwood, Eileen Sherwood, Frank Lippencott and New Yorkers
One Hundred Easy WaysRuth Sherwood
What a WasteRobert Baker and Associate Editors
Ruth's Story VignettesRobert Baker, Ruth Sherwood and Associate Editors
A Little Bit in LoveEileen Sherwood
Pass the FootballWreck and Villagers
Conversation PieceEileen Sherwood, Frank Lippencott, Ruth Sherwood, Chick Clark and Robert Baker
A Quiet GirlRobert Baker
A Quiet Girl (Reprise) Ruth Sherwood
Conga!Ruth Sherwood and Cadets
Conga! (Reprise) The Company
ACT 2 Sung By
My Darlin' EileenOfficer Lonigan, Eileen Sherwood and Policemen
SwingRuth Sherwood and Villagers
Ohio (Reprise) Ruth Sherwood and Eileen Sherwood
It's LoveEileen Sherwood, Robert Baker and Villagers
Ballet at the Village VortexVillagers
Wrong Note RagRuth Sherwood, Eileen Sherwood and Villagers
FinaleThe Company